Actor, Director and Art Historian Dr. Peter Weller Lectures at ODU
- 02/28/2019 7:00 PM EST - 8:15 PM EST
- Education Building (New) - Room 1106
Actor, Director and Art Historian Dr. Peter Weller Lectures at ODU—2/28
Noted actor, director and art historian, Dr. Peter Weller, will be giving two lectures on the ODU campus on Thursday, February 28, 2019. He is most known as the star of the iconic filmsRobocop (1987) and Robocop 2 (1990), The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai (1984), and Naked Lunch (1991). His more recent appearances (roles and guest roles) include, Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), the TV series Dexter (2010) and 24 (2006). Dr. Weller is also an acclaimed director, having directed numerous episodes of Sons of Anarchy (2011-2014), Longmire (2012-2017), and most recently Hawaii Five-O (2013-2019). In addition to his long and successful career in theatre, film, and television, Dr. Weller is also an art historian. He received his PhD in Art History with a specialization in Italian Renaissance Art from UCLA. He is the author of an important peer-reviewed article on the Italian Renaissance sculptor Donatello ("Donatello's Bronze David in the Twenty-First Century," 2012), and an essay contribution on the Italian Renaissance painter Antonello da Messina (in Visualizing Sensuous Suffering and Affective Pain in Early Modern Europe and the Spanish Americas, Brill, 2018).
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Event Parking for Dr. Peter Weller's Reception and Evening Lecture: South Constant Garage, 1067 W 43rd Street on floors 1,2,3 & 5 ONLY. Ticketing will be suspended from 3:30 PM to 10:00 PM February 28, 2019 for the event. Note: Please do not to park in any of the clearly marked reserved spaces as those areas are enforced at all times.
Dr. Peter Weller Lectures, Thursday, February 28, 2019:
"Why School? My PhD and Me," Strome Entrepreneurial Center, 1006, Visual Arts Building, 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
"Why the Renaissance Matters: Old Art and Modern Film," Darden College of Education & Professional Studies Building, Room 1106, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM. *Reception: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM